Verizon Communications IncVZ:NYQ

51.32
0.38 / 0.75%
11.10m
1.81%
0.2433
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Consensus recommendation

As of Apr 29, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 35 polled investment analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts improved on Sep 18, 2012. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to hold their position in Verizon Communications Inc..

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Hold23
Underperform0
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Research Reports

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Share price forecast

The 26 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Verizon Communications Inc. have a median target of 53.00, with a high estimate of 56.00 and a low estimate of 45.00. The median estimate represents a 3.27% increase from the last price of 51.32. View Full Financials

High+9.1 %56.00
Med+3.3 %53.00
Low-12.3 %45.00

Dividends

In 2015, Verizon Communications Inc reported a dividend of 2.23 USD, which represents a 3.24% increase over last year. The 25 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 2.28 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 2.24%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+3.24 %
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Earnings history & estimates

On Apr 21, 2016, Verizon Communications Inc. reported 1st quarter 2016 earnings of 1.06 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 27 analysts following the company and exceeded last year's 1st quarter results by 3.92%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Jul 26, 2016. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+1.66 %

Verizon Communications Inc. reported annual 2015 earnings of 3.99 per share on Jan 21, 2016. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+16.86 %
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Revenue

Verizon Communications Inc. had 1st quarter 2016 revenues of 32.17bn. This missed the 32.48bn consensus estimate of the 23 analysts following the company. This was 0.58% above the prior year's 1st quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+0.22 %

Verizon Communications Inc. had revenues for the full year 2015 of 131.62bn. This was 3.57% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+4.38 %
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